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ASUS P7F7-E WS SuperComputer (3450 Express) Motherboard - Synthetic Tests - Part II

We take a look at ASUS' new Workstation series board that can support an amazing FOUR NVIDIA Tesla GPUs.

| Motherboards in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Jun 23, 2010 4:26 pm
TweakTown Rating: 87%      Manufacturer: ASUS

Disk Drive Controller

 

The system drive controller is an important part of system performance. In most modern boards your drive controller will run off of the PCI-e bus. The PCI-e bus performance can be affected by poor trace layout as well as many other design choices that show up on different boards.

 

For testing we use Sisoft's Sandra and Everest.

 

SiSoft Sandra

 

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HDD performance was a little off for the SATA II controller, but SATA 3.0 and USB 3.0 performance is right on the money.

 

Everest

 

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Stock HDD Performance

 

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Overclocked HDD Performance

 

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Stock USB 3.0 Performance

 

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Overclocked USB 3.0 Performance

 

Everest shows us a little better performance, but it is still not up there with what we have seen form P55 based boards.

 

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